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Re: Syncronisation tool

Posted By: Mathias Winkler <>
Date: Wednesday, 6 January 1999, at 11:55 p.m.

In Response To: Re: Syncronisation tool (Marc Desaules)

> [...] I never had the XTreeGold
> version 4 so it must be a prcedent version of the XTreeLink !?

Definitely not - see below!

> The way it worked, was to enable to update two directories,
> with looking automatically at the differences of name, size and
> date of the files, from one to the other, vice versa or in both
> direction at the same time. It was very safe, friendly and very
> fast to use. It was also possible (and this is the most important
> aspect to allow automatisation) to enter all the necessary options
> in the command line.
> I still have it... it's name is: "wnapsync.exe" -
> Version 2.00 of the Sync Directories Applet / from: Central Point
> Software / size: about 10Kb / date: 3rd. february 1994.

Well, this *is* indeed a file from the XTreeGold for Windows distribution from
Central Point !!! However, since (I think) this is one of the utilities derived
from Central Point's PC Tools, it may also have been supplied with a PC Tools
installation on your disk ?! (Btw, it has nothing to do with any XTreeGold for
DOS version...).

> But it works
> only with the short-name of DOS...
> I'm looking for the same possibilities, but with long-name
> ability.
> Does it help you to see what I need ?

Of course, I see!

> Do you have a solution ?

Well, one solution would be to take the LFN-capable ZTreeWin, (see link below)
view two directories in split-screen mode (F8), then compare (Alt-F4) them
(with setting the appropriate options) and then merge the tagged files into the
opposite directory. If this method appears to be too circumstantial to you,
you should find some Win9x directory synchronization tools at some of the
well-known download site, e.g. www.winfiles.com, www.download.com or
www.shareware.com .

Hope that helps!

Regards
Mathias

>ZTreeWin, *THE* Win9x/NT compatible XTreeGold clone...

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